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Posted: March 10, 2014 - 3:56pm
Tyreek Jennings gives his best Michael Jackson impression of  Beat It during the ninth annual North Augusta Idol at North Augusta High School. The annual talent show features students in elementary, middle and high school.  This year's North Augusta Idol contest will be Tuesday.  TODD BENNETT/STAFF
TODD BENNETT/STAFF
Tyreek Jennings gives his best Michael Jackson impression of Beat It during the ninth annual North Augusta Idol at North Augusta High School. The annual talent show features students in elementary, middle and high school. This year's North Augusta Idol contest will be Tuesday.

TODAY-THURSDAY: 7 p.m., Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road; Word Power Revival; speakers – today- Loretta Butler, Thurday-James Kendrick; free; facebook.com/hammondgrove wordpowerministry

TODAY: 4:30 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Reading to Rover; register to read to Tim the dog; for K-5th graders; permission slip required for child to attend; free; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary

THURSDAY: 9:15 a.m., The River Golf Club, 307 Riverside Blvd.; The Family Y Golf Classic; lunch, door prizes, The Family Y classic visor, hole-in-one and contest prizes; $100 per player/$400 per team; (803) 278-0882, thefamilyy.org

THURSDAY: 7 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Augusta-Aiken Audubon Society meeting; Paul Koehler, speaking on his recent visit to Australia; group meets second Thursday in January, March, May, July, September and November; open to the public; free; augustaaikenaudubon.org

FRIDAY: Noon, Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; The Abolitionists; Ron Roth presents topic and a clip from the documentary; part of the Created Equal Grant film series

SATURDAY: 9 a.m., North Augusta Greeneway at Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive; Epilepsy Awareness Paint the Town Purple 5K Fun Run Walk Benefiting Carly Prosser; two courses, one about 1 mile and one about 4 miles; run or walk; online registration; $25; Rebekah Toole Waller (803) 624-2038, eventbrite.com/e/carly-unlimited-5k-runwalk-tickets-9656397545 and facebook.com/carlyunlimited5k

SATURDAY: 6-9 p.m., Boeckh Park, 506 Front St.; Roasting on the River Oyster Roast; all you can eat oysters plus two cocktails; cash beer and wine bar; raffle, silent auctions; entertainment by Shine Box; North Augusta Junior Women’s League, host; limited tickets available event day for $30; northaugustajuniorwomensleague.com

SUNDAY: 2-4 p.m., Lookaway Hall, 804 Carolina Ave.; Lookaway Inn Tea, benefits Edith Alexander Art Scholarship at North Augusta High School; tour house and garden, refreshments; $10; registration required; (803) 441-4380

TUESDAY: 7 p.m., North Augusta High School auditorium, 2000 Knobcone Ave.; North Augusta Idol; features talent from North Augusta schools; $5, free for children under 5; proceeds benefit Fine Arts Scholarship given by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council; sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council

THURSDAY, MARCH 20: 4-5:30 p.m., Southern Wesleyan University, 802 E. Martintown Road No. 101; Business Academy: Best Marketing Practices; Upcoming Business Academy dates April 23, May 21, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18; all workshops 4 p.m. at Southern Wesleyan University North Augusta campus; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce members free; northaugustachamber.org

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MARCH 21 AND 22: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22, Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave.; Spring Children’s Consignment Sale; accepting spring and summer children’s clothing, toys, equipment, books, videos and maternity (no professional consignors); drop-off and consignor registration deadline 5 p.m. March 20; consignor agreement and item tickets online and at Fairview Early Childhood Center office; free to shoppers, $10 consignor registration fee; fairviewchurch.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26: 7:15 a.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; A.M. Connection: Healthcare Trends; GRU Department of Allied Health, presenter; register online; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce members $15 advance, others $25; at door $20 and $30; northaugustachamber.org

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26: 4:30 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Reading to Rover; register to read to Trigger the dog; for K-5th graders; permission slip required for child to attend; free; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.
com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary

THURSDAY, MARCH 27: 10:30 a.m., Hammond House, 128 Walnut Lane; VA Benefits Seminar; information for veterans about the cost of long-term care; refreshments served; free; (803) 441-0174

THURSDAY, MARCH 27: 4:45 p.m., North Augusta Middle School, 725 Old Edgefield Road; program honoring former principal Franklin Hyers, who died in January; tree to be planted in Hyers’ memory, followed by a time for sharing memories of him

THURSDAY, MARCH 27: 5-7 p.m., Branley Chiropractic, 420 West Ave.; Business After Hours; Ribbon cutting 5:30 p.m.; refreshments served; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce members free, others $25; bit.ly/1gfdDAe

SATURDAY, MARCH 29: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Augusta Public Safety Hut, 501 E. Buena Vista Ave.; Relay for Life Multi Team Garage Sale/Bake Sale; benefits American Cancer Society and Relay for Life

TUESDAY, APRIL 1: 7 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Heritage Council of North Augusta meeting; Sno-Cap Drive In’s 50th anniversary; co-owner Rachel Franklin talks about the restaurant’s local history; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

MONDAY, APRIL 14: 10 a.m., North Augusta YMCA, 401 Martintown Road; Navigating Dementia: Let Us Be Your Guide to Understanding Dementia; look at the signs and symptoms of dementia and how to better care for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia; share experiences and get education and support; (803) 351-7339

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16: 4:30 p.m., Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; Reading to Rover; register to read to Tim the dog; for K-5th graders; permission slip required for child to attend; free; (803) 279-5767, nancycarsonlibrary@gmail.com, facebook.com/NancyCarsonLibrary

SATURDAY, APRIL 26: 6-10 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; The RECing Crew Sweet Celebrations; 10th annual fundraiser; dessert buffet, silent auction, entertainment by Keith Gregory and The Crew Chorus; tickets at Communigraphics, Impressions of the South, Jim Bush Flowers, Parks Pharmacy, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce and by phone; $10; (803) 426-1284, therecingcrew.com

TUESDAY, MAY 6: 7 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Heritage Council of North Augusta meeting; local historian Tony Carr Jr. speaking about the Confederate Powderworks; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

SATURDAY, JUNE 14: Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.; second annual What’s In Your Attic Appraisal Day; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

SUNDAY, JUNE 22: Heritage Council of North Augusta Sweet Tea Series Trolley Ride; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

SUNDAY, JULY 27: Heritage Council of North Augusta Sweet Tea Series Trolley Ride; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

SUNDAY, AUG. 24: Heritage Council of North Augusta Sweet Tea Series Trolley Ride; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2: 7 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Heritage Council of North Augusta meeting; Craig and Mark Baynham and the history of Baynham Pottery; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

TUESDAY, OCT. 7: 7 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Heritage Council of North Augusta meeting; Dr. Randy Cooper, speaker; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

THURSDAY, OCT. 30: 7 p.m., location to be determined; Heritage Council of North Augusta Spooky Tales; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

TUESDAY, NOV. 4: 7 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; Heritage Council of North Augusta meeting; the Native Americans of the CSRA; facebook.com/heritagecouncilofnasc

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